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Pensacola Tall Ships®

WHERE: Plaza de Luna, 900 S. Palafox Street, Downtown Pensacola, 32502

WHAT: Pensacola’s first Tall Ships® Festival, a maritime celebration, will take place over four days and include a Parade of Sails, Captain’s Welcome Party, three full festival days, on-board ship tours, sail away tours and VIP event. Estimated attendance 50,000.

WHO: Visit Pensacola, in partnership with Tall Ships America®, is bringing the first the official TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Gulf Coast to Pensacola. Pensacola is one of only three host ports, and the only Florida port, included in the Tall Ships® Gulf Coast series. The Pensacola Tall Ships® festival is a celebration of its maritime history, and a recreation of a historic voyage by the Tall Ship Elissa. The four day festival will showcase four Domestic International Tall Ship vessels; The Elissa, Picton Castle (Cook Islands), Oliver Hazard Perry, and the Oosterschelde (Netherlands). Two additional sail away vessels participating in the festival include General G. Patton’s vessel, the When and If, and the Lynx.

 

Participating Ships

 

OOSTERSCHELDE
1918, Netherlands

Oosterschelde

 

ELISSA
1975, Greece

Elissa

 

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY
1813, United States

Oliver Hazard Perry

 

PICTON CASTLE
Canada

Picton Castle

 

 

 

Participating Sail Away Ships

 

WHEN AND IF
1938, United States

When and If

 

LYNX
1812, United States

Lynx